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Beauty And The Beach. First Class Accommodations, Steps From The Beach

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

One Block To The Beach; 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Private Deck, Spacious Living

Fully updated and newly decorated townhome in the heart of St. Augustine Beach. Park your car and relax; the beach is one block away with many restaurants and shops in walking distance. The home decor is all new and the latest in coastal design. With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, there is plenty of room to accommodate 8 people. There is a very private deck with a large eating area and fire pit. Out front is a sweet porch with chairs for talking to the locals or relaxing after a day at the beach. The kitchen has granite countertops, subway tile and all brand new appliances. It is a corner unit so there are plenty of windows to open to listen to the ocean.


Owner
Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell

My brother, sister in-law and myself wanted to have a place where our family could get together after our parents passed away. We grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida, yet as we grew up so did the distance between us. Two years ago we rented a vacation home for a family reunion in St. Augustine. We fell in love with the area and decided to get a place of our own.

Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell purchased this townhome in 2015

Why Karen, Jim and Ellie Russell chose St. Augustine Area

We spent more than 6 months looking for the right place. We looked at many different condos and homes from on the beach to the many neighborhoods on the island. Nothing caught all of our eyes until we found this property on A Street. It was beautiful, within walking distance to many restaurants, happenings in the area, and especially the beach, and had the space we were hoping for.

What makes this townhome unique

The benefit of this property is the home itself and the location. You know what they say... Location, location, location. The icing on the cake is that you can catch a shuttle and head into the historic St. Augustine district. You NEVER have to get in your car. The beach is one block away and the city pier (that hosts many fun activities) is only a half mile away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Saint Augustine Beach in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 1 in master bedroom with stone shower only 1 in upstairs hallway with bathtub and shower (with rain shower head) .5 downstairs All with granite counter tops
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , 2 full size matresses
  • 2 bedrooms with top-of-the line queen mattresses 1 bedroom with bunk bed that has 2 full-size high quality mattresses Newly furnished in Coastal decor
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • Kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great Restaurants within walking distance. Be sure to visit the Pier half mile down the road.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Beauty And The Beach. First Class Accommodations, Steps From The Beach
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews
5

Life's a Beach at "Beauty & the Beach"!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience with VRBO & my wife was apprehensive about what we'd "walk into". I'd say that after spending a month here, the bar is now set pretty high -- a wonderful experience for us. The unit passed my wife's "clean test", it was well maintained & the location was perfect for us...an easy 1 block stroll to the ocean & lots of beach bars & restaurants all within walking distance. Our comfort & convenience was of the utmost importance to Karen. Before we booked the unit, all of my email questions were answered promptly. During our stay, when the coffee machine didn't work, Karen had a new one sent to us from Amazon the next day. The only distraction was the limited "cable" TV. If you're a cable news or sports junkie, you might be disappointed with the network programming from the affiliates in Jacksonville -- just ABC, CBS, NBC & PBS. We will be returning to St. Augustine island in the future & wouldn't hesitate to book Beauty & the Beach again at that time.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael. I must say you were an outstanding guest and are welcomed back anytime. I must let you know that we also have HBO and Netflix.
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Gainesville
5

absolutely wonderful! clean, great location....

  • 5 of 5

definitely plan to return to this beautiful area

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for a visit to St. Augustine Beach ! A lovely home

  • 5 of 5

This well appointed home, in a great location, provided a place for a wonderful family Christmas. A short walk to the beach, the taco shop and a coffee shop made this a home run hit! Four adults and a well mannered small dog were happy. All bedrooms upstairs allowed plenty of space for quiet for those who needed it and room to visit for others. The cable subscription was not sufficient for the sports fans among us. Other than that it was great. Thanks to this family for making their home available. I would not hesitate to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great stay. We are working on the cable situation, but Comcast does not provide very good service for what they provide. Options are limited, but we are working on it. Hope you come to visit again.
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5

Great Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at St. Augustine Beach. The condo was clean and well maintained. We could not have asked for a better location. We loved being close to great places to eat and a quick walk to the beach.Karen responded to all of our emails in a timely manner. I have already recommended this place to others and would love to go back.

We liked the brunch and lunch menu at Cafe 11, Obi's Filling Station was fun, and the coconut shrimp at Mango Mango was delicious. Everyone around town was pleasant and friendly. We were in town for a wedding and we had some last minutes emergencies, South Beach Dry Cleaners & Shirley's Florist were the best. Karen even helped us with last minute accommodations for the Bride & Groom.

Loved, Loved, Loved our time in St. Augustine and at Beauty & the Beach!

Tony & Melissa Adair

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay at this wonderful home. It is very clean and kept up. The outdoor area is excellent. Short walk to bike rentals, little shops & bar! The beach is just a few steps away! and its pet friendly! We would totally rent Karen's home again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad the Hurricane passed and your trip was good.
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Macon, GA
5

Wonderful Time, Beautiful Accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, well appointed and a quick walk to the beach. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay, and hope to return some day. The house is within walking distance of several fun bars as well as family friendly restaurants. Even though it is located amidst the bustle of the beach, the house is a peaceful oasis. It provides the perfect balance of activity and gorgeous scenery.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Saint Augustine Beach, North East Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£796
for 4 nights
From
£177
£1,061
£3,184
 
 
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,415
for 7 nights
£1,415
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£619
for 3 nights
From
£177
£973
 
 
Winter Seasonal
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£619
for 3 nights
From
£177
£973
£2,742
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,415
for 7 nights
£1,415
£3,184
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,079
for 4 nights
From
£248
£1,061
£2,742
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£796
for 4 nights
From
£177
£1,061
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £88
Pet Fee £120
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Tax Rate 10.5%

Key will be in a lock box on the door.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Jacks
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I95
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Mangos
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
St. Augustine
Car: not necessary

Take a shuttle into historic St. Augustine, Florida for a day of sight-seeing, eating, and shopping.

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